NEWS | 4th – 8th Grade Students Are Invited to Celebrate World Water Day 2022 with Drink Local Drink Tap
CLEVELAND, January 24, 2022 — Drink Local Drink Tap, the Ohio City nonprofit, is proud to be partnering with the United Nations in celebrating World Water Day for the thirteenth year in a row! World Water Day (WWD) is celebrated every year on March 22nd. Starting in 1993, WWD celebratesd water and raises awareness of … ContinuedRead more
BLOG | If it’s Yellow, Let it Mellow – Happy World Toilet Day!
If it’s Yellow, Let it Mellow World Toilet Day Did you know that November 19th is World Toilet Day? Let’s celebrate! Here is what you need to know about World Toilet Day- It became officially recognized November 19, 2012 as a United Nations International observance day to “inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis.” … Continued
FOUNT and DLDT Teaming Up to Bring Clean Water to 3,000 More Children
Since 2018, Drink Local Drink Tap and FOUNT have partnered to bring clean water to 2,272 people in Uganda. This impact of new, clean and safe water sources changes everything in a community- EVERYTHING. This year, FOUNT and DLDT are teaming up again to bring clean water to 3,000 more children. As you donate to … ContinuedRead more
It’s time to talk openly about sanitation
Today is World Toilet Day, “a day to raise awareness about all people who do not have access to a toilet.” This year marks the second time that that United Nations has recognized this event. Now, some may find it odd that the world’s supranational governing body would devote an entire day to the symbol of … Continued
In the wake of the Detroit shutoffs, do Americans have a right to water?
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly formally recognized there exists a human right to water and sanitation. The body called upon governments worldwide “to provide safe, clean, accessible and affordable drinking water and sanitation for all.” But, apparently, that right does not apply in the United States. You may be aware of the severe … Continued
Africa’s Great Lakes were central to human evolution
If you’ve ever felt inexplicably drawn to Lake Erie or any of the other Great Lakes, you’re not alone. In fact, that attraction is hardwired in your genes. Last month, two UK researchers published an article titled “Early Human Speciation, Brain Expansion and Dispersal Influenced by African Climate Pulses” in the online, open-source journal PLOS One. … Continued
Water Resources, Education, and Providing for Those in Need
An article in Lake Erie Living magazine features “Water Warrior” Erin Huber, founder and executive director of non-profit Drink Local. Drink Tap © (DLDT). The article discusses Huber’s goal to teach Clevelanders to protect our water resources and her determination to provide water to a school in Uganda. One of the easiest ways to protect … Continued